Coffins; Franck, Caroline; Franck, Frederick Christian; Funeral rites & ceremonies--California--San Jose; Legislators--California; Photographs; Santa Clara (Calif.); Santa Clara County (Calif.)--History;
Former State Senator Frederick Franck died December 20, 1902 at the age of 74. Note that his portrait and that of his wife Caroline who died in 1900 hang in the parlor. The house on Washington & Benton was a well known residence in Santa Clara...
Carriages & coaches--American--California--Santa Clara; Garages; Gardens; Horses; Houses--California--Santa Clara; Photographs; Santa Clara (Calif.); Santa Clara County (Calif.)--History; Trees; Transportation;
The Halford Family moved into this home about 1882. They lived there until the 1906 Earthquake and then moved to San Jose. After that time, the house was rented repeatedly. It was torn down in 1957 to make way for a service station.
Bandstands; Parks; Photographs; Plaza Park; Santa Clara (Calif.); Santa Clara County (Calif.)--History; Trees
This bandstand was the focal point of Santa Clara's Plaza Park from about 1900 until it was torn down to build a public library building. A replica of the bandstand is located in History San Jose's Kelley Park. In 1994, the City built a new...
Earthquakes; Hotels; Hotel Vendome; Postcards; Ruins; San Francisco Earthquake, Calif., 1906; San Jose (Calif.); Santa Clara County (Calif.)--History;
Note on picture side of postcard, "There were many private houses as bad as this but they are taking them all down and will build new ones." Addressed to "Mrs. May E. Graham, Bullion, Placer County, California."
Alum Rock Park (San Jose, Calif.); Arbuckle, Clyde, 1903-1998; Buildings; Nature; Photographs; San Jose (Calif.); Santa Clara County (Calif.)--History;
Alum Rock House provided lodging to visitors to Alum Rock Park in the 1870s and 1880s. It stood on the south side of the canyon opposite the main bridge across Penitencia Creek. It burned down in 1890.
San Francisco Earthquake and Fire, Calif., 1906; Earthquake damage; Fires; Rubble; Crowds; Garden City House
People in street next to the Garden City House, fire hose in street, new construction of multi-storied building down the street, after the 1906 earthquake. Garden City House was a boarding house at 11 Post Street.
Church vestments; Mission Santa Clara; Santa Clara (Calif.); Santa Clara County (Calif.)--History;
Chasuble, green background; salmon -rose, silver galons- gold 'ribbon' trim fiddleback. Franciscan family style; lime-color lining. Early Mission Santa Clara 1800-1825. The original shape of this vestment was perfectly round, with a hole in the...
Santa Clara University (Calif.); Mission Santa Clara; Santa Clara (Calif.);
Entrance to garden months after the fire burned down Father's Residence. The Adobe walls of Padres Viader and Catala residence have been cleared away. The crooked line of the entrance walk from Alviso Street west into and through the old residence...